Articles of Confederation

Advantages and Disadvantages


  • The articles of confederation was the first physical document and constitution for the United States.
  • It supported the U.S army
  • The document also encouraged corporation with all the states
  • This enabled new states to be formed
  • Gave the power to sign treaties, war, and make peace


  • There was only one vote per state allowed
  • There weren't any national court systems
  • The states had their own individual currency
  • They also couldn't force the states to go by and enforce the laws